Mile Jedinak admits there was “disappointment” in the changing room following Palace’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester United – but believes the squad will take plenty of positives from a brave performance against the Premier League champions.
Second half goals from Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney were enough to secure all three points for the visitors, after a challenge from Marouane Chamakh on Patrice Evra gave the Dutchman the opportunity to break the deadlock.
“The word ‘disappointment’ comes to mind, but it was encouraging nonetheless,” Jedinak said.
“It was a defeat, but we let them off the hook a bit tonight. We gave them a penalty through a challenge which was probably a rash decision at the time. Those things can happen in football.
“We had them under a little bit of pressure before that first goal so we’ll take a lot of positives from that. We’ve just got to keep building.
“Our next game is on Sunday against Swansea away so we’ve got to regroup, re-gather, put this out of our system and keep building.
“It’s disappointing now, but we’ll get that out of our system and we’ve got to keep going. There’s not time to feel sorry for yourself.
“We’ll pick each other up, dust it off and get right back to work.”